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[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Margaret Aranyosi, Executive Director of KITE, Inc. 004 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Margaret Aranyosi explains how she uses the flexibility of free open source software. She says that although she is not a programmer, she has actually changed the php form generator code to make it output the exact forms that she wanted. She also gives specific examples of the way that free open source software makes it easier to localize an application for local languages...
Keywords: Aranyosi, Margaret; Margaret Aranyosi; DIY becoming more commonplace; language localization; native language support; KDE; GNOME
Downloads: 250
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Margaret Aranyosi, Executive Director of KITE, Inc. 007 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this short segment, Margaret Aranyosi talks about the role that free open source software plays in creating tools of communication. Recent war in the Congo has resulted in some horrible attrocities being committed against women and children. Computers helped people get news of these attrocities out to the western media, which raised the profile of the plight of the victims...
Keywords: Aranyosi, Margaret; Margaret Aranyosi; DIY becoming more commonplace; self determination; printing press, open source as; DIY and freedom
Downloads: 151
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Marcelo Tas 09 - Christian Einfeldt
his is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Marcelo continues answering my question about whether a digital tipping point will come, and if so, what it might look like. I'm not truly sure what he says, but it is quite funny HOW he says it. At one point, I *think* he says that as humans get more familiar with open source software, we will soon be tweaking our computers with the same ease with which we work on motorcycles...
Keywords: Marcelo Tas; Tas, Marcelo; Telecultura; Sao Paulo; Brazil; Brasil; Children and programming; DIY becoming more commonplace; traquitania; getting under the hood
Downloads: 145
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Maria Winslow, open source biz guru 09 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. The immediately preceeding segment (08) stopped Maria at the very end of a sentence, so you will want to be sure to get that segment if you like this segment. In this segment, Maria finishes her thought as to how companies will earn revenue from providing free open source software to the developing world...
Keywords: Maria Winslow; Winslow, Maria; some assembly required; DIY becoming more commonplace; Low-end Disruption; lower Tier Custormers; Value Networks, Competition Between; developing Countries; SaaS; Balance of trade
Downloads: 167
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Richard Stallman_003 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. We are very proud to exhibit this segment of our interview with Richard Stallman, the man who first articulated the power of sharing free software. Images and audio of Richard Stallman are released under a verbatim-copying-only license which reads as follows: "Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire work is permitted in any medium without royalty provided this notice is preserved." I...
Keywords: Richard Stallman; Stallman, Richard; RMS; DIY becoming more commonplace; car with the hood welded shut; Freedom in cyberspace and political freedom; freedom of choice of auto mechanics; spyware; DRM
Downloads: 610
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Amy Wohl, e-market maven 07 (2005) - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this segment, Amy Wohl talks about how OpenOffice.org is disrupting Microsoft. This is really one of Amy's most interesting segments, which is saying a lot, because IMHO, Amy really has the ability to convey complex ideas in an elegantly simple way. She points out that OpenOffice.org is an example of a why it is relatively expensive to move to many free open source software packages...
Keywords: Amy Wohl; Wohl, Amy; OpenOffice.org; OpenOffice.org as a replacement for Microsoft Office; Cost of open source software; cost of Microsoft Windows; buying hierachy, cost of acquisition; training costs; DIY becoming more commonplace; consumers learning to learn; changing software meta-habits; changing technology, changing culture; cramming; cramming, Microsoft and SaaS
Downloads: 380
[movies]Digital Tipping Point: Ian Lynch, UK open source education visionary 01 - Christian Einfeldt
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. This segment featuers Ian Lynch, one of the main moving forces behind free open source software and open standards in the UK. Ian has been influential in bringing free open source software to the UK schools, and his INGOTs program for teaching computer use is revolutionizing the use of computers in the classroom around the world...
Keywords: Ian Lynch; Lynch, Ian; United Kingdom; England; INGOTs; DIY and freedom; culture of DIY with open source; schools and open source; children and open source; culture of dependency with proprietary software; Birmingham, UK; Townworth, UK; DIY Becoming More Commonplace; learning to learn; peer review; meritocracy; Christensen, Clayton; Clayton Christensen; game consoles
Downloads: 245
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